COVID-19 Updates & Response

Northland Community & Technical College and the Minnesota State System Office are closely monitoring the developing situation related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are committed to taking steps necessary to protect the health and well-being of our students, our faculty, and our staff.

This page is intended to provide information about COVID-19 as it relates directly to Northland. This is a constantly changing situation. For the most up-to-date information, check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Minnesota Department of Health, and the North Dakota Department of Health.

As of this date, this information is correct. Please check back frequently as this is a dynamic and fluid situation. We also recommend you monitor your Northland email daily to receive all updates.

Quick Facts

Welcome to Spring 2021

Spring Classes Start January 11

Learn how the spring semester will look different and how you can best prepare. We’ve outlined what to do before the start of the semester, how to prepare each day before coming to campus, and what to expect in terms of classrooms, housing, dining and transportation. We also offer our college support services and resources.

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Questions about Spring Semester?

Have questions about spring semester? Contact us at or 1-800-959-6282.


The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus. There are some general precautions you should always take to prevent the spread of respiratory diseases.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home if you are sick. Do not go to work or class.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
Information about COVID-19 »

For the latest updates on the Coronavirus, please visit the Centers for Disease Control website.

More CDC information about travel-related advisories can be found on the CDC website.

Screening Tool

To reduce the impact of COVID-19 and comply with Minnesota State directives, Northland is requiring daily screening of all individuals entering Northland campus facilities to determine if you're authorized to come on campus.

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Spring 2021 Semester Hours

Northland Campuses Are Open to the Public.

Please limit groups visiting the campus to 10 people or fewer. See campus entrance signage for more details.

Building Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:00 am - 7:30 pm

7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Business Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Media Inquiries

Members of the news media should contact Northland Marketing & Communications with any questions about Northland’s response to COVID-19.

Chad Sperling
Director Of Marketing & Communications
(218) 793-2436